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Registration begins today for Las Vegas Marathon

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon is kicking off registration for its Nov. 16 event today with a 5K fun run that’s scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at the Red Rock Running Company, located at 120 S. Green Valley Parkway, Suite 144, in Henderson.

Marathon perfect vehicle to spread uplifting theme

More than 200 ambitious runners will attempt to complete two Rock ’n’ Roll marathons on Sunday — at 7:30 a.m. in San Antonio and at 4:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. Beth Deloria likely will be the only one to do so despite foot drop — which is paralysis of the lower leg and foot.

Commuters beware: Sunday's marathon is closing roads

Motorists may want to build extra time into their Sunday commutes because several stretches of road along the Strip corridor, the downtown area and North Las Vegas will be closed for the estimated 30,000 runners participating in the 2013 Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon.

Keflezighi sets pace for half-marathoners

Typically, when Meb Keflezighi runs, he's not messing around. He wants to go fast, and he wants to leave his foes gasping for air. The renowned American runner won the New York City Marathon in 2009, took a silver medal in the 2004 Olympic marathon...

Getting around Las Vegas marathon street closings

Las Vegas Boulevard, much of downtown and even some areas of North Las Vegas are going to be restricted to traffic from 2 p.m. to as late as 11 p.m. today to accommodate the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon and Half-Marathon. The marathon will start...

Las Vegas marathon to cause tie-ups for bus service

Bus riders can expect delays on several routes from 1:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sunday because of road closures for the annual Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon. The affected routes will not be able to operate on their normal Sunday schedules. Riders using...

Health district testing runners who got sick

Southern Nevada Health District officials are testing fecal samples from runners in the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas marathon to determine what caused some to become ill during the race. The samples are being tested for norovirus, commonly referred to as...